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B.J. UPTON   +

MLB  Atlanta Braves   40-man Roster
Positions
CF-940, SS-444, 3B-80, 2B-53, DH-21, OF-5, LF-1
Born
August 21, 1984  (30.041)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Greenbrier Christian Academy  (Chesapeake,VA)
College:
 
Drafted:
Tampa Bay Rays:  2002-1-2 (June-Reg)  bonus: $4,600,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Melvin Emmanuel Upton 
TBC Player ID
130
MLB Debut
August 2, 2004  (19.346)
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
199 271
214 568
70 115 83
94 145 148
73 122 118
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Brother of Justin Upton

Recent Contract:  5-years/$75.25m (2013-2017) by Atlanta Braves
Top Prospect:  mlb  2003 (#21), 2004 (#2)   team  2003 (#3-TB), 2004 (#1-TB)
Speed
89
Contact
19
Patience
80
Batting
52
Power
68
Health
92

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OFF THE FIELD
StartEndContract DateTeamContract TermValueper YearNotes
20132017November 29,2012Atlanta Braves5$75,250,000$15,050,000
20132017November 29,2012Atlanta Braves5$75,250,000$15,050,000
20122012January 17,2012Tampa Bay Rays1$7,000,000 Avoided arbitration
20112011January 17,2011Tampa Bay Rays1$4,825,000 Avoided arbitration
20102010February 13,2010Tampa Bay Rays1$300,000 Lost arbitration (Wanted $3.3m)
20092009February 25,2009Tampa Bay Rays1$435,000 
20082008January 1,2008Tampa Bay Rays1$412,100 
20072007March 1,2007Tampa Bay Rays1$386,900 
20062006January 1,2006Tampa Bay Rays1$327,000 

Multi-year contracts are highlighted in gray.


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